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For some of us root access is still required for day to day use of our devices but with each version of Android, Google increases security and root access has been harder and harder to achieve. For this reason it is good to see that root has already been obtained on the first developer preview … The post Chainfire releases basic root for Android O for Nexus 6P and 5X only appeared first on…
03.24 / 05:22
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Since deciding about 8 years ago that I was sick of being fat and losing around 65kg, I’ve been into fitness, a big part of that journey has been having great earphones. I’ve never been a fan of over-ear headphones when working out as I like to sweat a lot and it just doesn’t feel … The post Bose SoundSport Pulse — Review appeared first on…
03.24 / 03:06
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After three and a half years, Google will remove SMS support from their messaging app Hangouts on May 22nd according to an email being sent to GSuite administrators. Google first introduced SMS integration into Hangouts in November of 2013 when they launched the Nexus 5. More recently Google has been changing the focus of Hangouts … The post Google is killing SMS support in Hangouts on May 22nd appeared first on…
03.24 / 02:26
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Huawei are one of the main players in the low to mid range smartphone market (not to mention their high-end phones), and they’re looking to continue that with the release of the GR5 2017. Following on from the successful GR5 the 2017 version looks to improve on an already decent phone. The GR5 2017 is … The post Huawei introduces the new GR5 2017 appeared first on…
03.24 / 01:46
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Lenovo’s Moto G5 and G5+, which launched at Mobile World Congress last month haven’t yet launched in Australia but we could be getting the phones in a stunning blue colour option when it does. The phone leak has come courtesy of the Twitter feed of Ronald Quandt of WinFuture.de, and shows the Blue Sapphire colour … The post Looks like the Moto G5 and G5 Plus will be coming in Blue colour option too appeared first on…
03.24 / 01:06
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There’s no opening scrawl, but it remains a Star Wars movie, and for Star Wars fans you can now purchase the latest Star Wars movie: Rogue One on Google Play. The movie is a standalone movie and sits as a prequel to Episode IV: A New Hope, telling the story of Jen Urso and her … The post You can now buy Star Wars: Rogue One on Google Play appeared first on…
03.24 / 00:46
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The latest phone from OPPO has been lurking around the interwebs for a while now and it’s launch and details have taken no one by surprise. Overnight OPPO have officially taken the wraps off their new device, the F3 Plus. The OPPO F3 Plus was rumoured to be the “Selfie Expert” with OPPO attempting to … The post OPPO launches the F3 Plus, the “Group Selfie” specialist appeared first on…
03.24 / 00:24
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Garmin Australia have announced two new vehicle cameras called the Dash Cam 45 and Dash Cam 55, which are standalone driving recorders with smart, connected features. Each device offers high-quality eyewitness recording with automatic incident detection (G-sensor) to save footage on impact, while also adding GPS capabilities for detailed time and location data. Advanced driver … The post Garmin announces two new connected Dash Cams – Dash Cam 45 and 55 appeared first on…
03.23 / 22:38
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I bought Xiaomi’s Mi Box 3 International version (MDZ-16-AB) because I am happy with my old 1080P TV and old external speakers but want to be able to watch Netflix and paid purchases on Google Play Movies/TV using a device with a good remote that any member of the family could use easily. Hence I didn’t want to buy a Chromecast because it would require casting … The post Xiaomi Mi Box 3 — First Impressions appeared first on Ausdroid…
03.23 / 22:38
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The Unicode Consortium, the standards body that determines what emoji we’ll see on our phones and devices has detailed the next round of emoji to launch around mid-2017. The list has been released, and thanks to Emojipedia we can check out a little of what they look like. There’s 48 emoji in total, ranging from … The post There’s 48 more Emoji coming soon including a Vampire, Broccoli, Flying Saucer and a Breastfeeding Woman appeared first on…
03.23 / 22:19
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Android Wear devices are kind of expensive, but the newest announcement from wareable maker Misfit is the Vapor which will put a GPS-enabled Android Wear 2.0 watch on your wrist for just $199USD. The watch will obviously get some pricing changes before it even reaches our shores, if it ever does make it here, but … The post Misfit Vapor could be the cheapest and possibly best sporty Android Wear watch yet appeared first on…
03.23 / 21:39
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If Samsung has its way, we'll all be bellowing voice commands to "Bixby," the company's new voice assistant. Yet Bixby could be hard for some users to call upon because of the placement of one letter: the…
03.23 / 21:08
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Samsung's new Galaxy 8 phone, due to be launched next week, will be capable of acting as a full Android desktop computer, thanks to a new accessory details of which have been widely leaked to the tech…
03.23 / 19:49
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